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Mathematical thinking in the measurement of behavior: small groups, utility, factor analysis.

Herbert Solomon

Mathematical thinking in the measurement of behavior: small groups, utility, factor analysis.

A study of the Behavioral Models Project, Bureau of Applied Social Research, Columbia University.

by Herbert Solomon

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Published by Free Press in Glencoe, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social psychology -- Mathematical models.,
  • Choice (Psychology),
  • Small groups.,
  • Factor analysis.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    StatementWith contributions by James S. Coleman, Ernest W. Adams [and] Herbert Solomon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM251 .S69
    The Physical Object
    Pagination314 p.
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5816488M
    LC Control Number61000789

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